Coming Next Year – The Accidental Detective is Back for the Very First Time!

Coming next year! The Accidental Detective is back--for the very first time! Murder in the barracks, conspiracy to commit more murder, attempted murder. Isaac Shepherd puts his head down and takes on his first case! "And So It Begins" hits the virtual bookshelves early in 2022!! Check out the following excerpt from the forthcoming first … Continue reading Coming Next Year – The Accidental Detective is Back for the Very First Time!

The Writer’s Craft – Don’t Be Afraid to Delete!

(Niceville, Florida – 4 June 2021) – I’ve begun polishing book 3 of The Accidental Detective series, And So It Begins, for release early next year while I’m taking the long way ‘round in my move to Tennessee. I drafted And So It Begins back in 2018.  That’s not quite three years ago, but a … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – Don’t Be Afraid to Delete!

The Accidental Detective Returns Tomorrow!

A psychopath stalks Hampton Roads. The Accidental Detective is back on the case! "The Norfolk Murders" sets sail April 20, 2021! The new mystery thriller by Nathanael Miller! #nathanaelmiller; #sparks1524; #accidentaldetective; #novel; #novelist; #isaacshepherd; #mystery; #murdermystery; #writing; #writer; #writerslife; #writerscraft

The Accidental Detective Returns in 8 Days!

A psychopath stalks the Virginia Tidewater. The Accidental Detective is back on the case! "The Norfolk Murders" sets sail April 20, 2021! The new mystery thriller by Nathanael Miller! nathanaelmiller; #sparks1524; #accidentaldetective; #novel; #novelist; #isaacshepherd; #mystery; #murdermystery; #writing; #writer; #writerslife; #writerscraft

This is NOT an April Fool’s Joke; the Accidental Detective Returns in 20 Days!

A psychopath stalks Hampton Roads. The Accidental Detective is back on the case! "The Norfolk Murders" sets sail April 20, 2021! The new mystery thriller by Nathanael Miller! nathanaelmiller; #sparks1524; #accidentaldetective; #murdermystery; #mystery; #novel; #novelist; #isaacshepherd

Blogger’s Notebook – Going Video, Part 3

(Silverdale, Washington; April 1, 2021) – The de-camping process has begun.  I’m just over 30 days from packing up and moving out of Washington State. I think, therefore, it’s time to present part 3 of this three-part series on going video! Parts one and two discussed the basic equipment and software you’ll need.  Part 3 … Continue reading Blogger’s Notebook – Going Video, Part 3

Blogger’s Notebook – Going Video, Part 2

(Silverdale, Washington; March 25, 2021) – I must apologize for my absence from the blogosphere.  Due to my impending move from Washington State to Tennessee in May, I had to sideline several projects, including this blog, to finish up editing on my forthcoming novel, The Norfolk Murders. In retrospect, I might have done better to … Continue reading Blogger’s Notebook – Going Video, Part 2

28 Days…

Six murders. At least ten local victims. Seven months until retirement. The Accidental Detective is back on the case! "The Norfolk Murders" sets sail April 20, 2021! The new mystery thriller by Nathanael Miller! nathanaelmiller; #sparks1524; #accidentaldetective; #murdermystery; #mystery; #novel; #novelist; #isaacshepherd

The Writer’s Craft – How to Kill Your Story 101, Part 3

(Silverdale, Washington; Feb. 11, 2021) – Writers have an opportunity to create stories and franchises which can thrive for decades, attracting a broad coalition of fans through innovative, exciting tales featuring innovative, exciting characters. Conversely, writers can turn their success into a disastrous recreation of the Hindenberg’s immolation by betraying their core philosophy, ignoring source … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – How to Kill Your Story 101, Part 3

The Writer’s Craft – How to Kill Your Story 101, Part 2

(Silverdale, Washington; Feb. 4, 2021) – Careless writers can sink their entire franchise with all the subtly and grace of the Titanic smacking an iceberg if they betray their foundational philosophy, ignore source material, and spit in the face of established canon. This three-part series will examine each of those, with today’s focus being the … Continue reading The Writer’s Craft – How to Kill Your Story 101, Part 2